Success stories

09
April
2019
Lucie Hadley, 21, has been named Slimming World’s Young Slimmer of the Year after losing an incredible 10st and halving her bodyweight She was so badly bullied at school because of her size that she moved class several times Lucie decided to
14
March
2019
Kathryn Cooke decided to lose weight after feeling frumpy watching her husband, a professional footballer, at his matches She lost 3st 3lbs back in 1982 and has maintained her amazing weight loss ever since – an incredible 36 years These days
12
February
2019
This incredibly inspiring and dedicated team of Slimming World members and Consultants, who have lost more than 86 stone between them, will celebrate their weight loss achievements by running the 2019 London Marathon on Sunday 28th April 2019. They
24
January
2019
Ross Hebden spent an uncomfortable flight to Turkey wedged into his plane seat because he was too embarrassed to ask for a seatbelt extender In a work email, he was once described as the ‘fat and ugly bloke’ which destroyed his confidence A

Research & presentations

05
March
2019
Recent research shows that more than half of women (54%) put off going to the doctors unless they absolutely have to due to feeling nervous ahead of a health check. The survey of 2,051 people conducted by Censuswide, and commissioned by
03
January
2019
New research by YouGov, commissioned by Slimming World, reveals widespread confusion about the role of carbohydrates in health and weight loss, as a result of anti-carb messages and myths More than 70%[i] of people surveyed by YouGov have tried
11
September
2018
84% of people unhappy with their weight experience phobic symptoms ahead of visiting the doctor. 60% put off visiting a surgery unless they absolutely have to. A separate survey of successful slimmers finds 75% feel no nerves ahead of
27
July
2018
Slimmers are more than twice as likely to describe losing weight as ‘easy’, compared to maintaining weight Not feeling confident about what to eat was cited as the most challenging part of maintaining weight loss in a survey of successful

Food & publications

11
February
2019
Staff at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office kicked off February with a fabulous ‘Free’ lunch as they celebrated the launch of a national slimming campaign. To mark the launch of ‘Free Food February’, Slimming World, based in Alfreton, served
25
October
2018
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.
01
April
2016
The fast pace of life today makes it harder and harder to make time for ourselves – which often means eating healthily falls by the wayside. Now the UK’s leading independent weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, has published a new recipe book
07
October
2015
Slimming World, the UK’s favourite weight loss organisation, has worked with Iceland Foods to create a brand-new selection of delicious, healthy frozen ready meals, sauces and soups to strengthen its record-breaking food range developed in

Corporate

04
April
2019
Slimming World has been presented with a ‘Special Achievement Award’ by Cancer Research UK to recognise the £14 million raised for the charity during their six-year partnership. Amy Williams, Senior Press Officer and Clare Lee, Campaigns and
15
March
2019
Slimming World head office employees have been showing their support for Comic Relief: Red Nose Day, on Friday 15th March. Staff across the Alfreton-based organisation came to work wearing red, whether that was a red t-shit or adding a touch of
07
February
2019
The UK’s best-selling slimming title Slimming World Magazine has recruited top London Food Editor Rebecca Woollard, as the award-winning magazine looks to further develop its impressive food pages.
11
January
2019
Slimming World is supporting Public Health England’s (PHE) latest campaign One You to help people make healthier lifestyle choices and future-proof their health. One You encourages adults to lose weight, move more, eat well, drink less alcohol